Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKL) announced today that it will report third quarter earnings 2012 at the close of business Wednesday, October 24, 2012. Management will host a conference call to review this information at 1:30 PM Eastern Time on Thursday, October 25, 2012. Interested parties may listen to this call by dialing 877-317-6789 (United States) or 412-317-6789 (internationally) and ask for the Brookline Bancorp conference call. A recorded playback of the call will be available for one week following the call at 877-344-7529 (United States) or 412-317-0088 (internationally). The passcode for this playback is 10019385. The call will be available live or in a recorded version on the Company’s website under “Investor Relations” at www.brooklinebank.com. ABOUT BROOKLINE BANCORP, INC. Brookline Bancorp, Inc., a bank holding company with approximately $5.0 billion in assets and 44 branches throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island, is headquartered in Brookline, Massachusetts and operates as the holding company for Brookline Bank, Bank Rhode Island, and First Ipswich Bank (formerly The First National Bank of Ipswich). The Company provides commercial and retail banking services, and cash management and investment services to customers throughout Central New England. More information about Brookline Bancorp, Inc. and its banks can be found at the following websites: www.brooklinebank.com, www.bankri.com, and www.fnbi.com.